The current version of the GEDŽ test will expire at the end of 2013. The current version, known as the 2002 Series GEDŽ
test, will be replaced with the new 2014 GEDŽ test on January 2, 2014.
Those who have taken the 2002 Series GEDŽ test, but not passed all five parts, have until the end of 2013 to pass or they will need to
start over again in 2014 with the new GEDŽ test in order to receive their high school
credential. For more information, view the general
informational flyer (Word format, 53KB,
download Word viewer for free)
(PDF document, 82KB,
download Adobe Acrobat for free).
ANNOUNCEMENT: Paper-based scores may now be
combined with computer-based scores.
Diplomas will automatically be mailed within
two weeks to candidates who have passed all five tests if they have
already received paper-based scores.
Note: If you started the GEDŽ test on paper,
it is important you include your Social Security number or Unique ID
in the CBT registration process so scores can be combined.
Advantages of computer-based testing
Registration is 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and flexible scheduling is available as well as the opportunity to test at your own
pace by taking modules as you prefer to schedule. Instant score reporting for all but the written portion of the test is provided.
Cost of computer-based testing in 2013
The current version of the GEDŽ test (Series 2002) is $30.00 per module or $150.00 for the entire battery of five tests.
Note: The 2014 version of the GEDŽ test will be subsidized and the cost will be the same as current paper-based testing, $45.00
beginning in January 2014.
Applying to take the GEDŽ Tests on computer
To take the GEDŽ tests in Maryland, you must:
- Be at least 16 years of old
- Be a resident of Maryland
- Have officially withdrawn from a high school program
- Have not earned a high school diploma
- Have a current Maryland MVA Identification car or other acceptable photo ID
- A current official photo ID issued to an incarcerated individual with name, current address, date of birth, and signature issued by the
Department of Juvenile Services, the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, or any other residential facility accepted by the
State GEDŽ Administrator;
- A current official photo ID issued to an individual with name, current address, date of birth, signature, and current address issued by a
residential facility accepted by the State GEDŽ Administrator; or
- A current active duty military ID card.
Register to take the GEDŽ test on computer visit the GEDŽ
Testing website and click on Register Today. Or test takers can register online 24 hours per day, seven days a week online, through
the Pearson VUE call center at 1-877-EXAM-GED (392-6433).
Current Locations of Computer Based Testing in Maryland
- Allegany College - 12401 Willowbrook Road S.E.- Cumberland MD 21502
- Anne Arundel Community College - Testing Center-101 College Parkway, Arnold, MD 21012
- Anne Arundel Community College - Arundel Mills -7009 Arundel
Mills Circle, Hanover, MD 21076
- Cecil College - 1 Seahawk Drive - North East, MD 21901
- College of Southern MD - Testing Center - 8730 Mitchell Road, POB 910, La Plata, MD 20646
- Howard Community College - Testing Center - 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, MD 21044
- Digit All Systems - 200 E. Lexington Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201
- Garrett College - Testing Center - 687 Mosser Road, McHenry, MD 21541
- Hagerstown Community College - Testing Center - 11400 Robinwood Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742
- Western Maryland Consortium - 33 W. Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21502
- Wor Wic Community College - 32000 Campus Drive - Salisbury, MD 21804
Watch this site for new computer-based test centers in Maryland.
GEDŽ Testing in Spanish
Maryland offers the current GEDŽ tests in English or Spanish on computer. Indicate the language format you desire on your CBT application.
Note: All GEDŽ candidates in Maryland MUST take the Language Arts/Writing test in English. For the new Series 2014 test, three of the
portions may be taken in Spanish; the Reasoning through Language Arts module must be taken in English.
Computer-based GEDŽ test scores/Diploma information
For the current test, you will receive scores on four of the five tests immediately after taking the computer-based GEDŽ test. The
Language Arts, Writing test score will be available in three to five business days; you will be notified of your score by email. For
the new Series 2014 test, scores on each module will be emailed directly within a few hours of testing.
Candidates who are successful on the GEDŽ tests are awarded a Maryland High School Diploma issued jointly by the Maryland State Board of
Education and the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. Once DLLR receives your passing scores on all tests, your
Maryland High School Diploma will be mailed to you at the address you provided on your GEDŽ registration form.
Note: Visit this site frequently to keep abreast of updates to computer-based GEDŽ testing.